The next president will face the daunting task of repairing America's core relationships and tarnished credibility after the damage caused during the past eight years. In Memo to the President, former secretary of state Madeleine Albright offers provocative ideas about how to confront the myriad challenges awaiting our newly elected commander-in-chief. Secretary Albright's advice is candid and seasoned with humor and stories from her years in office, blending lessons from the past with forward-looking suggestions about how to make full use of presidential power without repeating the excesses of the Bush administration and how to revive America's commitment to its founding ideals.
About the Author
Madeleine Albright served as America's sixty-fourth Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001. Her distinguished career also includes positions on Capitol Hill, the National Security Council, and as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She is a resident of Washington, D.C., and Virginia.
Bill Woodward is chairman of the Electronics Technicians Association and the senior electrical engineer at WR Systems in Norfolk, Virginia. Bill is also the committee chairman for the ETA-I fiber optic installer (FOI), fiber optic technician (FOT), fiber optic designer (FOD), and data cabling installer (DCIC) certification programs.
Emile B. Husson has spent 15 years as a multimedia training specialist in the fields of electronics, communications, navigation, and industrial safety. He is currently developing interactive training materials for U.S. Navy navigation hardware and software.